Performance Pay for Teachers

Protheroe, Nancy
March 2011
Principal;Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 90 Issue 4, p28
The article discusses research on performance pay measures for teachers in U.S. education. It focuses on the implications for education quality and student achievement of teacher compensation based on the performance of teachers as determined by student test scores. The author addresses several aspects of a debate over the policy including information from the RAND Education research organization, the use of value-added measures to teacher evaluation, and teacher incentives.


Related Articles

  • Value-Added Only Part of Bigger Picture. Gabriel, Rachael // Education Week;2/2/2011, Vol. 30 Issue 19, p24 

    A letter to the editor is presented in which the authors of the article "Public Displays of Teacher Effectiveness" published in the December 15, 2010 issue, Rachael Gabriel and Jessica Lester, respond to public release of teacher value-added scores.

  • School effectiveness research findings in the Portuguese speaking countries: Brazil and Portugal. Ferrão, Maria // Educational Research for Policy & Practice;Feb2014, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p3 

    This paper provides findings of research on school effectiveness and discusses implications for evaluation in Brazil and Portugal. Most findings reported over the last decade have been published in Brazilian or Portuguese refereed journals. Thus, a brief literature review of such studies enables...

  • IMPACT OF TEACHER'S INCOME ON STUDENT'S EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS. Lukaš, Mirko; Samardžić, Darko // International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference on Social ;2014, p383 

    The aim of this paper is to provide an objective overview of the impact of teacher salaries on the educational achievements of students. It is often debated about teacher salaries and improvement or jeopardizing their standard, but educational consequences that may ensue as a result of these...

  • Great Teaching. CHETTY, RAJ; FRIEDMAN, JOHN N.; ROCKOFF, JONAH E. // Education Next;Summer2012, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p58 

    The article focuses on the increasing use of value-added measures in assessing teacher performance. The author talks about the decision of New York and California to publish teacher performance rating based on the test-score gains of students. He claims that school districts in many states now...

  • Phila. plan links student achievement, teacher pay. Manzo, Kathleen Kenned // Education Week;10/30/96, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p3 

    Reports on the approval by the school board in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania of a professional-responsibility program that makes teachers accountable for student performance. Link of teacher pay increases and performance reviews directly to student achievement; Grant of bonuses to schools to be...

  • Good Teachers Influence Other Teachers.  // Phi Delta Kappan;Dec2009/Jan2010, Vol. 91 Issue 4, p6 

    The article discusses the research report "Teaching Students and Teaching Each Other : The Importance of Peer Learning for Teachers," by C. Kirabo Jackson and Elias Bruegmann in the October 2009 issue of "American Economic Journal: Applied Economics." It was found that student achievement...

  • The 'Master's Pay Bump':. Wasley, Patricia; Roza, Marguerite // Education Week;12/2/2009, Vol. 29 Issue 13, p26 

    In this article the authors discuss aspects of the report "Separation of Degrees: State-by-State Analysis of Teacher Compensation for Master's Degrees," which argued that the practice of compensating teachers for earning a master's degree should be phased out. They are critical of the research...

  • Many Teacher Incentive Fund Applications Rejected. Honawar, Vaishali // Education Week;11/1/2006, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p5 

    The article discusses the U.S. Department of Education's Teacher Incentive Fund. Funds are awarded to states and school districts that meet the goals of raising student achievement and recruiting teachers for high-needs schools. Use of funds by districts in Ohio to expand the Teacher Advancement...

  • Researchers Urge Caution In Use of 'Value Added'. SAWCHUK, STEPHEN // Education Week;12/2/2015, Vol. 35 Issue 13, p7 

    A blog concerning the statement released by the American Educational Research Association which warns against the potentially serious negative consequences of using value added models to judge individual teachers or teacher-preparation programs, is presented.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics